It has been almost ten years since the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) changed longstanding policy and began coverage of medically necessary gender-affirming surgeries. In that time there has been significant clarification of Medicare policies for many services to transgender adults.
The National Resource Center on LGBTQ+ Aging and their colleagues have put together a fact sheet to help you need to know about medicare and gender identity, gender affirming care, transition related medication, and more.
Click on the link below to download the fact sheet
Medicare and Transgender Older Adults